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Continuity of Services - Spring 2020 Resource Guide: IT and Software Resources

Library Resource and Service Availability - Updates

Software Packages Available to Miami University

Remoe Work Tools

  • Miami University IT Remote Work Technology Toolkit
    • This is a collection of Miami technology tools you may need to use in order to successfully work remotely.
  • Krisp
    • This is a noise cancelling app that reduces background noises in any communication app. Krisp is providing this resource for free for six months to members of academic institutions. 

Free Software through Spring 2020 Semester

Adobe Suite

Please follow the instructions below to enable access to Creative Cloud Desktop Apps on your personal device. For more information on how to download or install apps, see Download and Install Creative Cloud apps, and visit Guide: Adobe Creative Cloud suite for students (Spring 2020) in the Miami Knowledge Base if you have questions.

 

  1. It is recommended that you use a wired connection to download the software. It involves very large files.
  2. Visit https://creativecloud.adobe.com and use your Miami email address to sign in.
  3. If prompted, select Company or School Account and then enter your MUnet password. Or provide your credentials in the MUnet login screen.
  4. From the Creative Cloud website, browse for and download your desired app. Click the link All your apps on the top of the page to view all offerings.*
  5. When the Permission pop-up window displays, click OK. The Adobe product installer will download.
  6. Continue to follow on-screen prompts to install the application(s).

For students to continue developing skills, Adobe offers free “Daily Creative Challenges”. These are guided projects where participants receive creative prompts and connect with pros, mentors, and other students for feedback and support. Click on the app name to learn more: Photoshop, XD and Illustrator. Also, for inspiration and over-the-shoulder learning, watch pros share their creative process on Adobe Live daily at www.behance.net/adobelive.

 

For faculty seeking to engage students during remote instruction, Adobe has curated resources to help them discover inspiring projects, best practices, and new ideas so they can continue to drive valuable learning in virtual environments. For more information, please visit Adobe’s distance learning resources.

 

*In some cases, users may see Try or Buy options on a few pages on the Adobe website. Users can ignore these options as they don’t need to purchase any product or provide any payment information to use the apps. Users can launch the installed apps directly.

Available until May 31, 2020